Apostol v. Vilsack

Filing 40

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Order to Show Cause Hearing set for 5/6/2010 10:00 AM. Show Cause Response due by 4/26/2010. ORDER VACATING HEARING RE MOTION TO DISMISS. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on 4/16/2010. (mejlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/16/2010)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 UNITED UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of California DEAN APOSTOL, v. TOM VILSACK, Defendant(s). _____________________________________/ Plaintiff(s), No. C 09-1807 MEJ THIRD ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE ORDER VACATING HEARING RE: MOTION TO DISMISS 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 On March 25, 2010, Defendant Tom Vilsack filed a Motion to Dismiss. (Dkt. #32.) The Court subsequently set Defendant's motion for a hearing on April 29, 2010, and ordered Plaintiff Dean Apostol to file any opposition by April 13, 2010. (Dkt. #39.) Plaintiff has failed to file an opposition. Based on the procedural background of this case, including two prior orders to show cause, (Dkt. ##23, 25), the Court finds that Plaintiff's conduct in this case may warrant dismissal with prejudice for failure to prosecute. Accordingly, the Court hereby ORDERS Plaintiff Dean Apostol to show cause why this case should not be dismissed pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41 for failure to prosecute. Plaintiff shall file a declaration by April 26, 2010, and the Court shall conduct a hearing on May 6, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom B, 15th Floor, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California. The April 29, 2010 hearing on Defendant's motion to dismiss is hereby VACATED. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 16, 2010 _______________________________ Maria-Elena James Chief United States Magistrate Judge

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